The Actors Sawamura Kijuro I as Ikazuchi Shinno, Prince of Thunder (far left), Ichikawa Danjuro V as the Buddhist Deity Fudo (second from left), Nakamura Sukegoro II as Seitaka Doji (second from right), and Bando Mitsugoro I as Kongara Doji (far right), in the Play Fuki Kaete Tsuki mo Yoshiwara (Rethatched Roof: The Moon also Shines Over the Yoshiwara Pleasure District), Performed at the Morita Theater in the Eleventh Month, 1771

A work made of color woodblock print; from the illustrated book yakusha kuni no hana (prominent actors of japan).
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  • A work made of color woodblock print; from the illustrated book yakusha kuni no hana (prominent actors of japan).

Date:

c. 1771/72

Artist:

Katsukawa Shunsho 勝川 春章
Japanese, 1726-1792

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Artist

Katsukawa Shunsho

Title

The Actors Sawamura Kijuro I as Ikazuchi Shinno, Prince of Thunder (far left), Ichikawa Danjuro V as the Buddhist Deity Fudo (second from left), Nakamura Sukegoro II as Seitaka Doji (second from right), and Bando Mitsugoro I as Kongara Doji (far right), in the Play Fuki Kaete Tsuki mo Yoshiwara (Rethatched Roof: The Moon also Shines Over the Yoshiwara Pleasure District), Performed at the Morita Theater in the Eleventh Month, 1771

Origin

Japan

Date

1766–1777

Medium

Color woodblock print; from the illustrated book Yakusha Kuni no Hana (Prominent Actors of Japan)

Dimensions

17 x 27.4 cm (6 11/16 x 10 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Clarence Buckingham Collection

Reference Number

1938.524

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